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B
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A+
  12. Commute
    A-
Jefferson County is located in Washington with a population of 30,524. In Jefferson County, most residents own their homes. In Jefferson County there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Jefferson County and residents tend to be liberal.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$304,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$895
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Jefferson County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    218.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    41.7
    40.7
  • Robbery
    52.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    364.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,354.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    114.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    21%
  • 65+ years
    33%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in Jefferson County

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,842
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Jefferson County

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